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Stress can be linked with irritable bowel syndrome and bloating. The Sun (2012)The same syndrome also affects taste in fashion and interiors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Can you remember where you were when you first heard of acquired immune deficiency syndrome? Times, Sunday Times (2008)He also had irritable bowel syndrome. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Europe's short working weeks and frequent vacations are one symptom of the syndrome. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So it's likely to be irritable bowel syndrome. The Sun (2012)There are a number of treatments available for a frozen shoulder, also sometimes called painful arc syndrome. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her lawyers say she had a treatable condition called acute compartment syndrome, where blood flow is cut off. The Sun (2009)Many of these rare heart problems behind SAD syndrome are hereditary. The Sun (2009)A The commonest cause is irritable bowel syndrome. The Sun (2015)Chinese restaurant syndrome, symptoms experienced by some after eating Chinese food. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)Often, it's a sign of bowel syndrome. The Sun (2007)It's probably something else, for instance irritable bowel syndrome. The Sun (2009)The syndrome affects only about 300 people in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A rare condition called Williams syndrome is caused by mutations in one or more genes that are involved in calcium metabolism. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)My eldest, who is eight, has been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and has no control over her bowels. The Sun (2011)She said that police sent her to a psychiatrist who wrongly diagnosed her as suffering from Stockholm syndrome, a condition in which hostages empathise with their captors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If the X chromosome is absent in some cells but not all then this is called mosaic Turner syndrome and symptoms can be mild. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I'd been diagnosed with small vessel syndrome - a condition which blocks the heart vessels and had been waiting for a heart transplant. The Sun (2013)
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British English: syndrome NOUN
A syndrome is a medical condition that is characterized by a particular group of signs and symptoms.
Irritable bowel syndrome seems to affect more women than men.
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